Premiere Category

Andrew De Zen Expresses the Isolation & Anxieties of Life in the Digital Age in ‘We Aren’t Strangers’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

21st November, 2016

Andrew De Zen begins his new visual shorts trilogy with a reflection on the insecurity, loneliness, & anxieties of life in the modern technological age.

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The Ritual

Live Action, Premiere

14th November, 2016

Markus Schroder's short sees a pair of estranged brothers head out into the desert to perform a ritual to reconnect them with their long absent father.

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M O N O – Y

Art & Fashion, Premiere

9th November, 2016

Director Enrico Poli reprises his partnership with Designer Antonio Labroca for a fashion film which conveys its collection's poetic feeling of liberation.

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Jack Weatherley’s Poetic Short ‘The Hope You Promised Love’ Beautifully Blends Real and Virtual Cinematography

Live Action, Premiere

1st August, 2016

Jack Weatherley reflects on the mix of virtual & traditional cinematography seamlessly combined in his balletic short ‘The Hope You Promised Love’

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Sofia Gutman Achieves Emotional Clarity Through the Recreation of Memory in Animated Short ‘Rehovot’

Animation, Premiere

6th June, 2016

Making its online premiere on Directors Notes today, Sofia Gutman discusses her exploration into the shared nature of memory and film in animated short

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Brendan Beachman Finds Dirt, Greed and Destiny in the Desert in Dark Satirical Comedy ‘Intersection’

Live Action, Premiere

18th May, 2016

Director Brendan Beachman discusses creating surprise desert explosions and avoiding ant casualties on his darkly satirical new short ‘Intersection.’

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Love, Family & A Very Canine Christmas: Luke Kondor & Emma Reading Warm Our Hearts with ‘Doghouse’

Animation, Premiere

17th December, 2015

Director Luke Kondor and Animator Emma Reading talk to DN about fear, locally sourced collaborators and how the pair captured the magic of confused

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John Charter Takes a Hypnotic Trip of Inward Exploration & Inner Demons in ‘Exile’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

20th July, 2015

John Charter joins DN to discuss 'Exile' - an art film which explores the clash between miniature terrain and expansive vistas, fleeting motion against

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Jessica Ashman Finds Acceptance of the Other in her BAFTA Winning Short ‘Fixing Luka’

Animation, Premiere

19th January, 2015

Premiering online here at DN, Jessica Ashman’s beautifully intricate stop-motion short 'Fixing Luka' tells the affecting story of Lucy, a girl who

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Balancing the Nostalgic Past with the Unknown Future in Jordan Michael Blake’s ‘Yeye Bells Shiver’

Live Action, Premiere

18th November, 2014

DN presents the online premiere of director Jordan Michael Blake's nostalgic NYU short 'Yeye Bells Shiver' which takes us on 'an ethereal, bittersweet

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